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Re: OT: Re: Qs from a newbie (help ASAP?) (long)

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From: will trillich <will@serensoft.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2000 20:45:18 -0500

>On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 07:53:02PM -0400, Wayne Topa wrote:
>> How about an SWT 8080 with 16K (circa 1977) as I recall.
>> Those were that days of CP/M, before Gates bought/stole it and named it dos.
>unfortunately, he bought qdos instead. cp/m was superior by almost all

>also known as ms-dos, on top of which runs this thing called windows.

Slight correction: Win 3.x/Win9x runs on top of DOS. Neither NT nor Win2K is written on top of DOS. Even tho the command prompt LOOKS like 16-bit DOS, it's not. They're both 32-bit OSes, from the ground up, with backward 16-bit compatability.

Michael Leone 
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